Allen Iverson’s Hall of Fame speech was perfectly AI

I could watch this over and over again. This is why Allen Iverson is so revered. His passion on and off the court is all real.

The final answer: Thank you Allen Iverson!

Remembering Allen Iverson’s career

Just one of my favorites ever.

I just knew watching him as a kid that he was something special. I had his rookie card, I knew that he was going to be big. He did. He changed the game. he gave us something that we never truly appreciated until we realized that there would be nobody else like him. Thank you!

Report: Allen Iverson to officially announce retirement Oct. 30

My biggest regret is that I never saw him play live. He was a joy to watch and he was an inspiration to those who weren’t built for the average NBA size. Congratulations A.I. You are on your way to the Hall of Fame.

10 years ago today, Allen Iverson complained about pracitce

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the one of the greatest press conference rants ever. Allen Iverson complains about the over-emphasis on practice. At the time, Larry Brown his coach wanted all his players to get to practice. Iverson, the team’s star player, felt that he gave his all during games and the fact that his missed practice was a big deal didn’t sit well with him.

It’s like the coach didn’t believe he would give it his all during the game — the playoff game.

I rank this as one of the top rants of all time. It’s one of those situations where a player understands his role but still wants to go by his own rules. Along with Jim Mora’s “Playoffs” rant, this one just takes the cake for something memorable, comical and ultimately, a great moment in sports history.

So remember kids. You either practice or complain about it. That’s how A.I. did it.

Allen Iverson’s financial troubles and why athletes aren’t properly taught how to handle money

I was reading through some news yesterday and I came to this report about Allen Iverson’s financial woes. After reading through this, it wasn’t something that shocked me at all.

In fact, it is so common that athletes have financial issues that none of this is surprising. But despite all that, I have friends who keep telling me that the athletes are dumb for losing all the money.

But it’s not that easy. Realistically, the problem lies within the system that professional athletes are never taught how to handle so much money.

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